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J. Conklin LaNier Papers

Identifier: -M1912

Scope and Contents

Collection contains the autobiography of Joseph Conklin LaNier, II.


  • 2005


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Conklin LaNier II was an African American born on March 25, 1926 in Columbus, Miss. He lived through the Great Depression and served in the Navy during WWII. LaNier fought on Iwo Jima at Mount Suribachi. After the war, he attended Xavier University School of Pharmacy, New Orleans, La. and later worked as a pharmacist. Died on July 24, 2013 is buried in Ft. Logan National Cemetery.


1 envelope (1 item)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Joseph Conklin LaNier II, 2006.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Finding Aid for the J. Conklin LaNier Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States